MSN Virtual Earth vs Google Earth APIs

The battle of APIs between Google and Microsoft continues with the two companies’ mapping software – the similarly named earth products seem to be the most popular of the mapping applications.

MSN Virtual Earth entered the space in 2005 and has slowly developed its API.

The use of online mapping is becoming a much used feature of many websites. From tracking diseases to tracking santa the uses are many. There are maps for Grand Theft Auto and the dubious celebrity stalker sites all have made used of mapping software.

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